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Yaesu FT-708R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe and Japan
TX: 430-440 MHz
RX: 430-440 MHz
USA
TX: 440-450 MHz
RX: 440-450 MHz
Tuning steps:25 / 50 KHz
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 10 regular
1 priority
RAM storage with lithium battery backup (CR2025)
Repeater shift / offset: 7.6 MHz (Europe)
5 MHz (USA)
(Defaults, programmable)
Power supply:10.8 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 20-150 mA
TX: Max 500 mA
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):61*168*49 mm (2.4*6.61*1.93")
Weight:720 g (1.59 lb), with battery and antenna
Other features:DTMF. Backlit display. 1750 Hz repeater tone (Europe).




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 46.255 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.4 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:500 mW at 10% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
70 cm:1 W200 mW
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -50 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:2 Kohm / 6-pin
Microphone input level:25 mV @ 1 KHz for 5 KHz deviation




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1981-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price, september 1981 in Sweden: SEK 2450:-
Related documents: User manual (1.5 MB)
Schematic diagram (676 KB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
FBA-2
FNB-2
FTS-32
FTS-32AE
MMB-10
NC-7
NC-8
NC-9B
NC-9C
PA-3
YHA-44
YM-24A
Battery sleeve. Requires NC-7 or NC-8.
NiCd battery pack. 10.8 V, 450 mAh
CTCSS/PL tone squelch unit
CTCSS/PL tone encoder unit
Mobile bracket
Base station battery charger
Quick charger/DC adapter
Wall charger. 117 VAC
Wall charger. 220-234 VAC
DC-DC adapter with cigarrette lighter plug
Rubber flex antenna
Speaker-microphone